Feb 25, 2013 8:30am EST
meeting with president obama and first lady michelle obama. vice president joe biden and his wife jill will also address the governors, and that'll happen at about 10:45 eastern. we will have live coverage of that here on c-span2. and we have more now from the national governors' association session focused on education, specifically the training, recruitment and retention of teachers and education leaders. governors heard from two presenters on the subject, co-director of the advocacy group public interest and an education scholar with the american enterprise institute. the discussion was led by connecticut governor dan malloy who chairs the national governors' association education and work force committee, also vice chair iowa governor terry branstad. this entire session lasts about an hour and a half. we'll show you as much of it as we can until the event with the president, and that'll happen in 45 minutes. >> the meeting of the national governors' association education and work force committee is called to order. thank you for joining us today. i'm daniel malloy, governor of conn
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
exactly right. we put michele obama out there in a big way, she really motivated our base. it makes them understand how tough this is going to be. people kept saying that, you know, wake us up when the sky has a chance. >> larry, what were you guys doing on debate night? is national conversations on politics, but on one side, what were you trying to do? >> there were good opportunities for us to enter into the commentary and share the pokes and jobs underneath. and it was also a chance for us to see how the message was unfolding. there were things that were said in the debates that we kept good notes on. >> you have been questioned about this before, the issue of immigration. [talking over each other] [talking over each other] >> you are overreacting two. [laughter] >> what about the issue of immigration. >> you have to go out and take it. at that moment in time, rick perry had a very formidable opponent. you have to look at that individual at that moment of time. we were running a campaign based on jobs and the economy. and at that point, people would say that we knew he was formidable.
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
to michelle obama, and a first of its kind project for television. see someone begins monday night at nine eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. watch the program earlier in the daylight at 2 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> the house home and to give subcommittee on oversight this morning is examining the performance of homeland security department over the 10 years since the 9/11 attack. witnesses include an official from the government accountability office which listed several areas under dhs control in his most recent high-risk list. the report highlights government programs and agencies that may be vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement or are most in need of brought before. this hearing should get underway in just a moment. live coverage here on c-span2. [inaudible conversations] >> the committee on homeland security subcommittee on oversight and management officials will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely their spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by ex
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
. so that is how the tradition started, and first lady michelle obama expected to have guests in many her box relate -- in her box related to the issue over gun control. our coverage here on c-span for state of the union address starting at 8 p.m. eastern time here on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org for more details. back to question for all of you about sequestration. spending cuts versus tax increases? what do you think should happen? should there be compromise perhaps? john mccain, the senator, republican, from arizona sparked this headline in "the washington post": mccain says maybe to new taxes to avert sequestration. here's what he had to say. >> the president is the same one that during the campaign said it's not going happen. remember that? he just dismissed it. and a lot of us, in fact, lindsey graham, kelly ayotte and i were traveling around the country warning about what was going to happen as a result of sequestration, and it is devastating. the world is very dangerous. i'm sorry i'm a little emotional about, but the men and women serving in the military deserve better